One New MLB The Show Legend For Each Team: American League East

Let's look at one new legend that would be fun to have in MLB The Show 24 from the American League East.

New York Yankees Joe DiMaggio at Bat
New York Yankees Joe DiMaggio at Bat / George Rinhart/GettyImages
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Boston Red Sox

Carl Yastrzemski

Frank Robinson isn’t the only AL East outfielder who has taken home a Triple-Crown. An 18-time All-Star and Hall of Famer, Carl Yastrzemski is one of the best players in baseball history. Throughout his career, Yaz batted .285/.379/.462 with a 130 OPS+. He is a member of the 3000 hit club at 3419 and went yard 452 times. He has the 11th most home runs among any member of the 3000 hit club.

Yastrzemski’s Triple Crown was in 1967, just a single year after Robinson won his. Yaz bashed 44 home runs, drove in 121 runs, and batted .326. Those weren’t the only three stats he led the league in. He also had a .418 OBP, .622 SLG%, 1.040 OPS, and racked up 189 hits, all of which were tops in the American League. Yastrzemski obviously took home the MVP that season, and would probably be the year his best MLB The Show card would be based on. His World Series home run would also be another iconic card to commemorate as him trying to wave the ball fair is one of the most iconic photos in baseball history. He would also be a good reward in a Father's Day program along with his grandson Mike Yastrzemski who plays for the Giants.